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K-12 Book Drive in collaboration with Gambian American Foundation (GAF)

07/05/2019

The Gambian American Foundation (GAF) is looking for the donation of new or gently used hardback and paperback books, from levels K-12 and beyond. We are looking for all kinds of child, adolescent, and adult fiction and non-fiction books. Please, kindly drop your book donations at the African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS), Labor Center, third floor. For Further details, please e-mail Mariama Jaiteh at mjaiteh@fiu.edu.

Dr. Hilary Jones receives prestigious Fellowships and Award (Updated June 2019)

04/22/2019

Dr. Hilary Jones was recently awarded the U.S. Scholar Fulbright Award for the Africa Regional Research Program in Senegal. The award will allow her to conduct fieldwork in Senegal for her book manuscript, “From Senegal to the French Antilles: West Africa and the Making of the French Atlantic World.” This was in addition to the two prestigious Fellowships she received in the spring. Please click for more information.

Dr. Clealand's book wins The W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award

04/12/2019

Dr. Danielle Clealand's book The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution (Oxford University Press, 2017) has won another award! The book recently earned The W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists.

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